Our 5-Day course provides a solid foundation to enable you to successfully recognise and treat a range of eating disorders. This comprehensive eating disorders course is in line with the latest thinking from a range of psychological approaches. You will learn practical and effective skills that will enable you to engage with clients and offer them constructive help to recover from their eating disorder.

The course is suitable for counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, doctors, psychiatrists, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification.

The Eating Disorder Essentials training course is suitable for anyone who is likely to encounter eating disorders in their work. This might include counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, life coaches, doctors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification.
You will learn:

How to distinguish an eating disorder from disordered eating
To understand and motivate people with eating disorders
How to assess and conceptualise each disorder
How to build a comprehensive treatment plan
Prioritising treatment strategies for over and under eaters
How to encourage and sustain change
The effects of dietary chaos on mood and physiology
Micro skills from traditional and newer therapies
How to deal with emotional eating and cravings
How to manage resistance and relapse
Body image, media and historical influences
How eating disorders affect men

After the course

Health professionals who complete the 5-Day course eating disorder training course can become an ACFED approved eating disorder practitioner.
You can choose to be included on our database and receive referrals via our website: www.acfed.com.au